Accreditation and Quality Assurance
This e-publication is intended to help international educators and administrators understand how accreditation affects internationalization. It presents an overview of how both regional and specialized accreditors approach internationalization, how their policies differ, and how their practices may affect future developments.
Assessment and Evaluation
Improving and Assessing Global Learning
Madeleine F. Green
This e-publication on institutional efforts to improve and assess global learning looks in detail at initiatives undertaken by three institutions in the United States: Florida International University, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Juniata College. It compares each institution’s approaches, assessments, and outcomes.
Measuring and Assessing Internationalization
Madeleine F. Green
Institutional performance and the outcomes of student learning are two complementary and crucial frameworks for evaluating the results of internationalization. This e-publication asserts that institutions can and should work on these frameworks simultaneously to create a manageable approach to understanding the true impact of internationalization efforts.
This publication presents a thorough introduction to the emerging imperative of a broader scope and scale of internationalization. This e-publication examines the challenges and potential pathways that can be taken toward comprehensive internationalization.
into STEM Education
This e-publication explores the challenges and opportunities related to internationalizing the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. It is based on the second annual Colloquium on Internationalizing the STEM Fields, held during the NAFSA 2014 Annual Conference & Expo.
Five institutions, from a strong and diverse set of submitted nominees, were chosen by the selection committee to receive the Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization in 2015, and are profiled in depth in this thirteenth edition of the annual report published by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Three other institutions received the Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award for their outstanding accomplishments in specific areas of internationalization.
Leading Comprehensive Internationalization: Strategy and
Tactics for Action
John K. Hudzik and JoAnn S. McCarthy
This e-publication presents a flexible leadership framework for the “what, why, and how” of both strategy and action for comprehensive internationalization. This publication provides useful guidelines illustrated with examples from a variety of institutions.
Engaging Faculty & Staff
Global Learning: Defining, Designing, Demonstrating
This joint publication by NAFSA and the Association of American Colleges and Universities provides a definition and rationale for global learning, a term widely used but with differing meanings across higher education. This publication discusses defining global learning, designing educational experiences, and demonstrating that those experiences actually help students achieve global learning outcomes.
Internationalizing Education for
the Health Professions
This e-publication is based on NAFSA’s 2014 Colloquium on Internationalizing Education for the Health Professions, which explored unique “global competencies” healthcare professionals need in order to successfully practice in diverse environments and provide effective local care in a global system.
Funding & Fundraising
Developing Sustainable Resources for
John K. Hudzik and Penelope J. Pynes
This NAFSA e-publication is about obtaining money and resources to support internationalization. The suggestions included are designed to provide latitude in developing specific approaches that best fit an institution's circumstances and practice.
Partnerships, Collaborations, and Campuses Abroad
New Approaches to Cooperation with Latin America
While increased student mobility and research collaboration between Latin America and the United States is beneficial for both regions, many institutions face consistent challenges attracting students. This e-publication offers recommendations for improved collaboration and strengthened global partnerships.